Scientism and Education Empirical Research As Neo-Liberal Ideology
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This volume offers a critical examination of the growing pressure to apply scientific principles as a means to improve education. The authors trace the ideology of scientism to the early faith Auguste Comte placed in science and the scientific method as a panacea to all human problem solving. By revealing many of the epistemological problems confronted by the social sciences, including education, the authors undermine the prevailing view that a science of education is possible or desirable. Besides revealing the epistemological problems associated with education research, they suggest that the instrumentalism and micro level responsibility related to scientism in education constitute a…
Copyright year: 2007
Publication date: 10/29/2007
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
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